Catholic Boy

2018 Travers Winner!

  • YOB: 2015
  • Sex: Colt
  • Sire: More Than Ready
  • Dam: Song of Bernadette
  • Owner: Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC, Robert LaPenta,Madaket Stables LLC and Siena Farm LLC
  • Trainer: Jonathon Thomas

News for Catholic Boy

Catholic Boy looks the part in his final BC work! Less than a week out from Catholic Boy's expected start in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs, Castellano got another burst of confidence from his versatile partner during a strong, five-furlong work in 1:01 flat over the Louisville oval the morning of Oct. 28.

Throughout modern day racing history, there have been top-class grass horses who could run big on dirt, like John Henry, and there have been top-class dirt horses who could run big on grass, like Secretariat. But there is a third kind of horse that is extremely rare. That is the horse who is so gifted on both you can’t tell which is which.

Catholic Boy (More Than Ready) came out of his victory in Saturday’s GI Runhappy Travers S. in good order and trainer Jonathan Thomas was contemplating how best to get his charge to the Nov. 3 GI Breeders’ Cup Classic.

CATHOLIC BOY stole the show in the Travers with a four-length triumph

In a near carbon copy of the GIII Pennine Ridge S. on June 2nd, Caholic Boy surges late to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, winning the $1.2 million event.